Mobile phone bird

To: "Peter Shute" <>
Subject: Mobile phone bird
From: "Meryl Ferguson" <>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 19:34:48 +0800
Thanks for the recording Peter, but that's not it.  It didn't vary up and
down, and was quite deep.  I thought it might have been one of the bitterns,
but I've only heard the black before.

I will keep searching.


On 21/09/2007, Peter Shute <> wrote:
> Red-capped robin?  Never seen one, but I thought it sounded like a phone
> on the BOCA CDs.
> Here's a recording:
> Peter Shute
>  wrote on Friday, 21 September 2007
> 3:22 PM:
> > While wandering around some swamps near Albany, we heard a
> > bird in the reeds that sounded very much like an electronic
> > telephone's ring.  Has anyone heard a call like this before?
> >
> > Unfortunately my digital recorder was out of batteries, so I
> > couldn't record the sound for posterity.

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